The statement, "But professor, you don't understand, this is not a communication class, " is not unrealistic to expect when a professor of business, or of any other subject, deducts points from a required written or oral presentation for incorrect communication skills usage. After all, the student has already been graded for 10 weeks of freshman composition, 10 weeks of technical writing and 10 weeks of speech. The student sees little fairness in losing 10 points for material covered in a communications class when the technical content of break-even analysis in the business class was perfect!



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